Newport Landing Christmas Boat Parade + Holiday Light Cruise Discount

Need a delightful holiday outing that the whole family will enjoy? In Orange County and Los Angeles County, there are Christmas Boat Parades that you can spectate by boat or on land. It might look different this year, but it will still be a memorable experience. You just need to know where the routes are if you’re doing it by land. In Newport Beach, Newport Landing offers a 75-minute Holiday Lights Cruise which is plenty of time to grab hot chocolate, take in the views, cruise by the decorated homes and boats, and relax in the gallery. We’re not in the parade, but we are cruising along side it or … READ MORE >>

Shinesty Stay Weird and Shine On + Dress Giveaway!

Written in collaboration with Shinesty. All opinions are my own. You’ve heard of Ugly Christmas Sweaters, but have you heard of Ugly Christmas Sweater Suits and Dresses? Okay, what about matching ones for the whole family? SHINESTY offers them in various Holiday patterns in ugly Christmas sweater suits, ugly Christmas blazers, ugly Christmas dresses, Hanukkah sweaters, overalls and more! I own three of the wrap dresses. I especially like the wrap dresses, because they are flattering for my body type. A word of caution – they are sexy so I wear a tank underneath to keep it family-friendly. They have new prints every year. At parties I definitely stand out … READ MORE >>

Holidays at LEGOLAND California

Although the Park is not fully open, the LEGOLAND California Resort has created a special outdoor experience for guests to celebrate during Holidays at LEGOLAND from November 20th through January 10, 2021. You’ll be able to enjoy seasonal treats and live music performances, walk around a newly themed Miniland U.S.A and enjoy building LEGO ornaments among other building activities. In Fun Town, buildings are trimmed with twinkling lights and holiday décor. The LEGO Christmas tree will be standing 30-feet tall and constructed out of more than 245,000 forest green DUPLO bricks. LEGO characters such as Santa, Toy Soldier and Gingerbread Man will be at the park for a friendly socially distanced meet-and-greet. Families … READ MORE >>

SCOOB Arrives on Blu-Ray + Movie Giveaway!

Disclosure: I received a copy of this product. All opinions are my own. Have you ever wondered how Scooby and the gang became? SCOOB! takes you back to where is all began. We know what we’re watching for our next family movie night. SCOOB! featuring an all-star cast: Will Forte, two-time Oscar nominee Mark Wahlberg, Jason Isaacs, Gina Rodriguez, Zac Efron, Amanda Seyfried, Kiersey Clemons, Ken Jeong, Tracy Morgan, Simon Cowell, and Frank Welker. SCOOB! is directed by Warner Bros. animation stalwart Tony Cervone, an Annie Award nominee for the feature film “Space Jam,” two-time Emmy nominee for his work on “Duck Dodgers” and one of the creators of the … READ MORE >>

Santa Cruz – Monterey Bay KOA Camping Tips

Disclosure: Post written in collaboration with Kampgrounds of America. All opinions are our own.  Summer is here! We just couldn’t wait to get out for some rest and relaxation. The moment we found out Kampgrounds of America locations were opening back up, we couldn’t wait to book a stay. The first part of 2020 has been highly unusual. Like many others across the world, we have been quarantining and trying to be safe. I have only left the house once a week for essentials. Even leaving for that trip was stressful. Looking back, I really do not remember much from the month of April and May. Between my kids’ distance … READ MORE >>